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Brian - This Is A Hijacking!

(Brian here) Since I'm briefly at the helm of Growing Bored, I want to stump for some old links of mine, including some comedy that was hidden. But first something Scott wanted put up... "Day Of The...

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Pebbles from the Spanish Garage Rock Era!

(Jonder here, helping out Big Scott by posting some of the excellent guest contributions that have been submitted recently.  Keep 'em coming and we will post 'em!  As Scott wrote a few days ago, your...

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An unexpected collaboration from first-time contributor Eric Impakt!

Eric writes, “I'm a huge fan of the blogsite, love the music i find on here. It has gotten me into a lot of great bands and helped me find stuff i wanted anyway. I sometimes grab live concerts from...

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Finally at last..... Boogie On Reggae Woman Part 2

Cliff, a longtime Grow Bored contributor, writes:  "In the mists of time I sent our main man Scott a reggae post featuring female reggae artists. Ill health intervened, but I have finally got round to...

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Can't Get Enough of Sleater Kinney?

(Jonder:  one more for today from Big Scott's inbox.  This is one of his favorite bands, and another welcome share from Mr. Milner!) Here's three boots I think you may dig: a Sleater-Kinney set from...

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Pay attention... we're Wire!

Jonder again, with an update to a collection of Wire covers that I posted a few months back.  I promised another set, and I actually have FOUR in all.  Here's the second volume, and I'm reposting the...

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Brian's Got Some Bobby McFerrin (no, really.....)

It can be aggravating when you're a big fan of an artist, and all other people know about them is that one annoying, stupid song that they did. That is most definitely the case with one of my favorite...

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Brian - A Small Sampling of the Mighty Sunn O)))

Experimental doom/drone titans Sunn O))) are one of my favorite groups, and I've wanted to put some stuff of theirs up for a long time. I saw them live twice a few weeks ago, and that gave me the...

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Brian - Welcome to the slightly thinner Growing Bored For A Living!

During Scott's downtime from the Internet, I wanted to do something good for the blog while I was at the wheel. So I went back - waaaay back, up to five years - and thinned out posts with dead links....

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Brian's Got Some....De Sade jazz?

The Dissection And Reconstruction Of Music From The Past As Performed By The Inmates Of Lalo Schifrin's Demented Ensemble As A Tribute To The Memory Of The Marquis De SadeFound this in a cobwebbed...

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SPRAY PAINT THE BLOG!!!!

Last night I (Jonder) saw Flag play Atlanta.  If you have the opportunity to see these guys, DO IT!  Chuck Dukowski, Keith Morris, Dez Cadena, Bill Stevenson, and guitarist Stephen Egerton are playing...

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Close to the Wire

Jonder's third volume of Wire covers returns to the Japanese tribute album Post Flag (tracks 11-16).   I also got some songs from Soundcloud, southernshelter.com (#22), and sugarmegs (#25). I love the...

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The Smiths - self titled

[(Brian) - another shuffling of an old post. It used to be a "best Smiths ever" post, but all that was still alive was the debut album.]Seated next to Patti Smith (yesterday) on my shelf, we have one...

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DFL

[(Brian) - rescuing another good single upload from way back. Who doesn't need some more hardcore? And BTW, part 2 of the Dead Kennedys is long since dead, so please don't ask]Yesterday someone asked...

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The Dead Kennedys (Part 1)

[(Brian) - Rescuing one of Scott's posts from way back. "Demo" and "Skateboard" are dead, so don't ask.....]The Dead Kennedys were a hardcore crew from San Francisco in the early 1980's, leader Jello...

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SCARS re-up by request

Scars was a Scottish post-punk quartet that debuted in 1979 with an excellent single, "Adult/ery" b/w "Horrorshow".  An EP was followed by an LP (both were titled Author! Author!).  Scars made two...

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Totally Wired

Wire made astonishing leaps of invention from their first album (Pink Flag) to the third (154), and the band had become sick of playing its old material.  Wire once hired a cover band called the Ex...

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Fall Covers and Tributes to Mark E. Smith

My collection of Fall covers and songs about The Fall and leader Mark E. Smith. Volume I is a re-up with a new link.  Enjoy! -- Jonder.01 Me and Your Granny on Bongos - Armitage Shanks02 Hit the North...

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The Tom Collins (the band, not the drink)

I (Jonder) have added labels to the blog, so you can find all of Brian's creations, Cliff's reggae posts, or genres that Big Scott loves -- like psych and stoner rock.  Scott's post on Electric Wizard...

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Brian - Return Of The Disco

It's the Disco sequel you didn't know was coming. Hell, I didn't even know it was coming! But while I've got several cover projects brewing to celebrate a year of doing them, I've been spinning some...

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